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Support your town on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers and revellers are being urged to support East Dunbartonshire businesses in the run-up to Christmas and beyond.

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Milngavie Train Station

Improved train services in Milngavie and Bearsden

Rail passengers in Milngavie and Bearsden are set to benefit from more reliable trains with more seats thanks to £19m investment in the fleet.

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Martin receives his award from the Duke.

Martin is licensed to guide!

The Duke of Argyll has presented newly qualified professional Scottish tourist guide Martin Nichol with his official badge.

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For onshore wind, Scotland accounts for 46.2 per cent of all UK employment and 57.2 per cent of all UK turnover.

Low carbon industries worth almost £11bn

Low carbon industries in Scotland generated £10.7 billion in turnover and supported 43,500 jobs in 2014, according to news figures.

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Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Small businesses are under increasing pressure to find ways to balance the need to hire staff and the need to stay profitable.

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Secret talks on Westfield retail plans

Secret talks on Westfield retail plans

North Lanarkshire Council intends to exclude the public from today’s discussion of the legal challenge to a planned retail park.

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Ken Morton and Robert Paterson from Bearsden West Community Council have started a petition about the parking problem outside their houses.

Signing up to improve parking situation in Bearsden

Residents who claim that Glasgow University staff and students are taking away their parking spaces and causing a hazard in the area have started a petition.

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Jaw Brew is starting a pop up craft beer bar in Milngavie.

Jaw Brew’s first Pop Up craft beer bar at Lunastal in Milngavie

Local independent micro-brewery Jaw Brew has teamed up with Lunastal restaurant in Milngavie to open a ‘Pop Up’ craft beer bar.

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Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Rugby Park plays host to Scotland’s third and final Autumn International in Kilmarnock on Saturday and and ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the game by train that services will be busier than normal.

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Business leaders welcome former Scotland rugby captain to speak at black tie event

Business leaders welcome former Scotland rugby captain to speak at black tie event

Former-Glasgow Warriors and Scotland captain, Al Kellock, will be the special guest speaker at the Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lunch on December 8.

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Brasserie 19.

Customers claim that Brasserie 19 owes them money

Several people have contacted The Milngavie and Bearsden Herald because they say they are still waiting for a refund for a deposit from Brasserie 19 restaurant in Bearsden.

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tofs the original factory shop opening.

Grand opening of The Original Factory Shop in Milngavie

Value retailer, tofs (The Original Factory Shop), opened its new store in Milngavie on Saturday, November 19.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Ledi Drive, Bearsden

Calls for speed bumps on two Bearsden roads

Concerned residents are calling for speed bumps along Ledi Drive and Bonnaughton Road in Bearsden to slow down drivers.

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Photo Emma Mitchell 7.11.16
Rag doll

Shared space roadworks force Rag Doll fashion shop owner out - after 47 years

The well known owner of a popular Kirkintilloch fashion store is shutting shop because of the shared space roadworks – after 47 years in business.

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Brasserie 19 restaurant on New Kirk Road has suddenly closed.

Anger over sudden closure of Brasserie 19 in Bearsden

Customers of Brasserie 19 restaurant in Bearsden were furious to discover that the restaurant has closed with no warning.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Before: The drab painter's and decorator's hut

Dawn’s Amazing Space Cuts a Dash

For many years, it’s been an insignificant landmark for passers-by heading to and from Glasgow to Milngavie by road or rail and locals in the Hillfoot area of Bearsden.

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